Signs all over Walmart parking lots and front door.
Here is just reason # 1 out of 20 that optometry is doomed as we know it.
Patient: "Lets see, I could spend $8 to get frames at Wal-mart, who will offer me a money back guarantee for any reason even if I just don't like the color after 3 months or my baby-daddy beat me and broke the old ones. (The eye exam inside ghetto-mart is $45).
OR I can get my frames from my OD for $200 (plus lenses) with only a 1 yr manufacture breakage warranty.
$8 vs $200. Tough choice.
Hmmmmm.....what to do what to do?!
Random red eyes and glaucoma suspects by themselves just won't sustain 50,000 (and growing fast) Optometrists. It just won't no matter what kind of math you use.
Last edited by Tippytoe; 05-05-2012 at 10:49 AM.